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Hepatitis C genotype info

I have recently been diagnosed with Hep C and would like to know how the genotype is determined; and why is the prognosis different depending on the genotype?
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Hepatitis C genotyping is performed on a blood sample, using similar methods that are used for PCR tests of HCV levels. Genotypes are predictive Read more »

Genotype for Hepatitis C

I have a friend who has a 350 viral load for hepatitis C. Her doctor told her that was too low to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genotype, Enzyme Levels, and Viral Load Are Clues to Hepatitis C Virus Outcomes

...Germany report that viral genotype and load, as well as liver enzyme levels, are predictors for treatment outcomes in chronic hepatitis C. Their multicenter, retrospective investigation examined the data for 260 patients in Europe who were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Predicts Response to Hepatitis C Drugs: Study

...slight variation in a person's genetic code could explain why some racial and ethnic groups respond differently to standard hepatitis C treatment, a new study finds. In a clinical trial of 1,671 people with the most common form of hepatitis C... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »